Senator Charles Emory Stewart View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/20/1956
Birth Place: Adams Township, Iowa
Birth County: Mahaska
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 55 (1953) - 56 (1955)
Home County: Mahaska
Charles Emory Stewart
Mahaska County


MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee, appointed to prepare suitable resolutions commemorating the life, character and public service of the late C. Emory Stewart, begs leave to submit the following:

C. Emory Stewart was born in Mahaska County, Iowa, October 3, 1897, son of Albert W. and Ellen Evisa Stewart, and died September 20, 1956. He married Alice Marie Clayworth of Oskaloosa, Iowa, June 5, 1918. He was the father of three children, Albert W. Stewart, Anita Stewart Seitsinger and Virginia Stewart Moore. He was owner and operator of a farm consisting of 785 acres.

Mr. Stewart was an active member of the Methodist Church, the Farm Bureau, Kiwanis Club and Chamber of Commerce. He served three terms as Mahaska County Supervisor. He specialized in the production of pure bred Shorthorn cattle.

Mr. Stewart served in the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth General Assemblies. He had been nominated by his party to run for another term.

He was a devoted and much loved husband, father and grandfather. His advice and counsel were sought by many. His reasoning was clear and his logic sound.

Mr. Stewart had six grandchildren, Steven Emory Seitsinger, Sandra Lee Stewart, Charles Emory Stewart II, Alan Wesley Stewart, Anita Marie Moore and Lloyd Edwin Moore.

Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Fifty-seventh General Assembly: That in the passing of C. Emory Stewart the State of Iowa has lost a valuable and honorable citizen and by this resolution tenders its sincere sympathy to the surviving members of the family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread on the Journal of the Senate, and that the Secretary of the Senate be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the members of the family of the deceased.





The resolution was unanimously adopted.